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Graduate Studies

Genetics, Cellular & Molecular Sciences Training Grant

Training Faculty

GCMS Faculty Contact Description
Thumbnail photo for Farrah Bashey-Visser Farrah Bashey-Visser
Assistant Scientist

Evolution, Ecology & Behavior
fbasheyv [at]
Sycamore Hall 039
Evolutionary ecology of life-history and social strategies, evolution of virulence.
Thumbnail photo for Carl Bauer Carl Bauer
Adjunct: Professor and Chair of Biochemistry

bauer [at]
SI 305A / SI 313 / 317 (lab)
Oxygen and light regulation or gene expression; Biosynthesis of heme and chlorophyll; Prokaryotic development.
Thumbnail photo for Stephen Bell Stephen Bell
Professor of Biology and of Molecular and Cellular Biochemistry

Genome, Cell & Developmental Biology
stedbell [at]
812 856 2331
405A Simon Hall
Molecular Biology of the Archaea
Thumbnail photo for Matthew Bochman Matthew Bochman
Affiliate: Assistant Professor of Molecular and Cellular Biochemistry

bochman [at]
SI 405B
DNA helicases and the maintenance of genome integrity; fermentation science
Thumbnail photo for Yves Brun Yves Brun
Distinguished Professor of Biology, Clyde Culbertson Professor of Biology

ybrun [at]
JH 447G / JH 447F (lab)
Mechanism, regulation, and evolution of bacterial shape, differentiation, and biofilm formation.
Thumbnail photo for Brian Calvi Brian Calvi
Associate Professor of Biology

Genome, Cell & Developmental Biology
bcalvi [at]
JH 361B
Cell cycle control of DNA replication and genome stability.
Thumbnail photo for Lingling Chen Lingling Chen
Adjunct: Associate Professor of Biochemistry

linchen [at]
SI 305B/SI 301
Microbial structure, function and mechanism; biology of molecular chaperone (chaperonin)
Thumbnail photo for Peter Cherbas Peter Cherbas
Professor Emeritus of Biology

Genome, Cell & Developmental Biology
cherbas [at]
JH A317
Drosophila development and genomics; Nuclear receptors.
Thumbnail photo for Keith Clay Keith Clay
Distinguished Professor of Biology

Evolution, Ecology & Behavior
clay [at]
JH 159B / JH 159 (lab)
Microbial interactions: ecology, symbiosis, disease.
Thumbnail photo for Jared Cochran Jared Cochran
Affiliate: Assistant Professor of Biochemistry

jcc6 [at]
SI 405C
Development of a metal switch for controlling the activity of P-loop NTPases; kinetic and thermodynamic investigations of unconventional kinesin-microtubule systems; high resolution structural and mechanistic studies of tubulin-protein interactions. (Biotechnology Program)
Thumbnail photo for David Daleke David Daleke
Adjunct: Associate Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

daleked [at]
MY 200B / MY 200 (lab)
Structure and organization of biological membranes; phospholipid transporters; effect of diabetes on membrane structure.
Thumbnail photo for Ankur Dalia Ankur Dalia
Assistant Professor of Biology

ankdalia [at]
812-856-1895 (office)
JH 469A (ofc), JH 455 (lab)
Mechanisms and regulation of biofilm formation, natural transformation, and metabolism in Vibrio cholerae. Using and developing novel genetic tools to dissect the biology of bacterial pathogens and to develop naturally competent microbes for novel biotechnology applications.
Thumbnail photo for Charles Dann III Charles Dann III
Affiliate: Assistant Professor of Chemistry

cedann [at]
SI 320D
Determination of atomic resolution structures of RNA and protein macromolecules by X-ray crystallography, particualrly cis-acting regulatory RNAs termed riboswitches and the gene products (proteins) that they regulate.
Thumbnail photo for Pranav Danthi Pranav Danthi
Associate Professor of Biology

pdanthi [at]
SI 220B
Reovirus-host interactions.
Thumbnail photo for Jim Drummond Jim Drummond
Adjunct: Associate Professor of Biochemistry

jadrummo [at]
SI 305C / SI 301 (lab)
Limited alphabet coding sequences and proteins; a minimalist approach to structure and function.
Thumbnail photo for Wayne Forrester Wayne Forrester
Adjunct: Associate Professor of Medical Sciences

wforrest [at]
MY 254
Mechanisms of directed cell migration in C. elegans.
Thumbnail photo for Patricia Foster Patricia Foster
Professor Emerita of Biology

plfoster [at]
JH 447E / JH 447A(lab)
Mutagenesis, DNA repair, replication, and recombination.
Thumbnail photo for Clay Fuqua Clay Fuqua
Professor and Chair of Biology

cfuqua [at]
JH 425E /JH 425 (lab)
Attachment, biofilm formation, multicellularity and disease ecology of Agrobacterium tumefaciens
Thumbnail photo for David Giedroc David Giedroc
Adjunct: Professor of Chemistry

giedroc [at]
SI 320A / SI 310 (lab)
Zinc- and copper-specific metal sensor proteins from bacterial pathogens, translational frameshifting, and RNA structure and function in mammalian coronavirus replication.
Thumbnail photo for Matthew Hahn Matthew Hahn
Professor of Biology and Informatics

Evolution, Ecology & Behavior
mwh [at]
JH 249B / JH 249 (lab)
Computational and evolutionary genomics; evolution of transcriptional regulation; molecular population genetics.
Thumbnail photo for Roger Hangarter Roger Hangarter
Distinguished Professor of Biology, Class of 1968 Chancellor's Professor of Biology

Genome, Cell & Developmental Biology
rhangart [at]
MY 352 / MY 330 (lab)
Plant physiology: environmental sensory-response systems and plant development.
Thumbnail photo for Richard Hardy Richard Hardy
Professor of Biology, Associate Chair of Teaching

rwhardy [at]
SI 220E / SI 015 (lab)
Genome functions of RNA viruses and the roles of trans-acting factors.
Thumbnail photo for Peter Hollenhorst Peter Hollenhorst
Adjunct: Associate Professor, Medical Sciences

pchollen [at]
JH 209
Mechanisms of transcription factor specificity in cancer.
Thumbnail photo for Ke Hu Ke Hu
Associate Professor of Biology

Genome, Cell & Developmental Biology
kehu [at]
MY 216A / MY 230 (lab)
The Cytoskeletal Biogenesis of Apicomplexan Parasites
Thumbnail photo for Heather Hundley Heather Hundley
Adjunct: Assistant Professor, Medical Sciences

hahundle [at]
JH 213C
Post-transcriptional mechanisms of regulating gene expression.
Thumbnail photo for Roger Innes Roger Innes
Professor of Biology

Genome, Cell & Developmental Biology
rinnes [at]
MY 316B / MY 302 (lab)
Molecular genetics of plant/pathogen interactions.
Thumbnail photo for Cheng Kao Cheng Kao
Adjunct: Professor of Biochemistry

ckao [at]
SI 205A
Biochemistry of RNA virus infection and innate immunity.
Thumbnail photo for Thom Kaufman Thom Kaufman
Distinguished Professor of Biology

Genome, Cell & Developmental Biology
kaufman [at]
JH A508 / JH A505 (lab)
Cytogenetics, developmental genetics, and molecular genetics of Drosophila.
Thumbnail photo for Daniel Kearns Daniel Kearns
Professor of Biology

dbkearns [at]
JH 469/JH 432 (lab)
Bacterial motility and multicellular behavior.
Thumbnail photo for David Kehoe David Kehoe
Professor of Biology

dkehoe [at]
JH A413A
Environmental regulation of gene expression in bacteria.
Thumbnail photo for Justin Kumar Justin Kumar
Professor of Biology

Genome, Cell & Developmental Biology
jkumar [at]
MY 202A
Regulation of Tissue/Organ Specification and Patterning
Thumbnail photo for Soni Lacefield Soni Lacefield
Associate Professor of Biology

Genome, Cell & Developmental Biology
sonil [at]
JH A315B
Mitotic and Meiotic Cell Cycle Regulation
Thumbnail photo for Jay T. Lennon Jay T. Lennon
Associate Professor

Evolution, Ecology & Behavior
lennonj [at]
856-0962 / 6-7235 (lab)
JH 261B / JH 261 (lab)
Microbial Ecology and Evolution
Thumbnail photo for Curt Lively Curt Lively
Distinguished Professor of Biology

Evolution, Ecology & Behavior
clively [at]
JH 117B / JH 116/117 (lab)
Evolution and coevolution; sex, virulence and genetic diversity in host-parasite interactions.
Thumbnail photo for Michael Lynch Michael Lynch
Distinguished Professor of Biology, Class of 1954 Professor

Genome, Cell & Developmental Biology
milynch [at]
JH 324C / JH 327 (lab)
Evolution; population genetics and genomics; cell biology.
Thumbnail photo for Jake McKinlay Jake McKinlay
Assistant Professor of Biology

jmckinla [at]
JH A309 / A308 (lab)
Microbial metabolism and its role in cell physiology, the environment, and biotechnology.
Thumbnail photo for Scott Michaels Scott Michaels
Professor of Biology and Director, Center for Genomics & Bioinformatics

Genome, Cell & Developmental Biology
michaels [at]
MY 316C / MY 359
Regulation of chromatin structure and gene expression by epigenetic modifications.
Thumbnail photo for Anirban Mitra Anirban Mitra
Affiliate Assistant Professor of Biology, Assistant Professor of Medical and Molecular Genetics

anmitra [at]
MY 200C
The role of microenvironment regulated microRNAs in promoting ovarian cancer metastasis.
Thumbnail photo for Armin Moczek Armin Moczek
Professor of Biology

Evolution, Ecology & Behavior
armin [at]
MY 102D / MY 102 (lab)
Evolution and Development; Insect Genomics; Developmental Plasticity; Behavioral Ecology and Sexual Selection; Insect Endocrinology; Invasive Species and post-invasion Evolution; Natural History of Onthophagus beetles.
Thumbnail photo for Kristi Montooth Kristi Montooth
Affiliate Associate Professor of Biology

montooth [at]
University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Evolutionary physiological genetics, population genetics, biochemical adaptation.
Thumbnail photo for Leonie Moyle Leonie Moyle
Professor of Biology

Evolution, Ecology & Behavior
lmoyle [at]
JH 325C / JH 325 (lab)
Genetics of speciation and adaptation, Comparative genomics, Evolutionary ecology, Plant reproduction.
Thumbnail photo for Tuli Mukhopadhyay Tuli Mukhopadhyay
Associate Professor of Biology

sumukhop [at]
SI 220C / SI 019 (lab)
Structure and assembly of enveloped, RNA viruses.
Thumbnail photo for Kenneth Nephew Kenneth Nephew
Adjunct Professor of Biology, Professor Cellular and Integrative Physiology and Obstetrics and Gynecology

knephew [at]
JH 302
Cancer epigenetics; cancer stem cells; ovarian cancer; breast cancer, cancer biomarkers; cancer informatics; estrogen hormone action; microRNAs and cancer.
Thumbnail photo for Irene Garcia Newton Irene Garcia Newton
Assistant Professor of Biology

irnewton [at]
JH 217
Functional and evolutionary genomics of symbiosis
Thumbnail photo for Martha Oakley Martha Oakley
Affiliate: Associate Professor of Chemistry

oakley [at]
SI 320C
Research focuses on two major areas, both involving specific recognition by proteins of biologically relevant ligands.
Thumbnail photo for Heather O\'Hagan Heather O'Hagan
Affiliate Assistant Professor of Biology, Assistant Professor of Medical and Molecular Genetics

hmohagan [at]
JH 108
Mechanisms by which inflammation initiates cancer-specific epigenetic changes.
Thumbnail photo for Jeffrey Palmer Jeffrey Palmer
Distinguished Professor and Class of 1955 Professor

Evolution, Ecology & Behavior
jpalmer [at]
JH 235C / JH 229/235 (lab)
Horizontal gene transfer in plants and fungi. Evolution of plant mitochondrial genomes. Intracellular transfer of organellar genes to the nucleus. Evolution of mutation rates.
Thumbnail photo for Craig Pikaard Craig Pikaard
HHMI-GBMF Investigator, Carlos O. Miller Professor, and Distinguished Professor of Biology

Genome, Cell & Developmental Biology
cpikaard [at]
MY 300
Mechanisms of RNA-mediated gene silencing and large-scale epigenetic control.
Thumbnail photo for Joe Pomerening Joe Pomerening
Assistant Professor of Biology

Genome, Cell & Developmental Biology
jpomeren [at]
SI 043F / SI 043
Signal transduction pathways governing early embryonic and somatic cell cycles, and understanding the integration of feedback loops and other signaling elements in their M-phase control systems.
Thumbnail photo for Elizabeth Raff Elizabeth Raff
Professor of Biology

Genome, Cell & Developmental Biology
raff [at]
MY 100A
Specification of three-dimensional biological form.
Thumbnail photo for Dean Rowe-Magnus Dean Rowe-Magnus
Associate Professor of Biology

drowemag [at]
JH 451(lab)
Integrons and Super-Integrons; biofilm formation; c-di-GMP signalling pathways; natural competence; ecology and pathogenesis in the Vibrionaceae.
Thumbnail photo for Sidney Shaw Sidney Shaw
Associate Professor of Biology and Technical Director, Light Microscopy Imaging Center

Genome, Cell & Developmental Biology
sishaw [at]
MY 354
Microtubule dynamics and cellular morphogenesis in Arabidopsis.
Thumbnail photo for Nicholas Sokol Nicholas Sokol
Associate Professor of Biology

Genome, Cell & Developmental Biology
nsokol [at]
JH A504/JH A502A(lab)
Regulatory RNA pathways in stem cells and differentiation.
Thumbnail photo for Jason Tennessen Jason Tennessen
Assistant Professor

Genome, Cell & Developmental Biology
jtenness [at]
855-9803 / 856-3616 (lab)
JH 343B / JH 341 (lab)
Studies of cancer metabolism using Drosophila as a model system
Thumbnail photo for Michael VanNieuwenhze Michael VanNieuwenhze
Affiliate: Associate Professor of Chemistry

mvannieu [at]
SI 200A
Research includes synthesis, study, and design of antibiotics that inhibit bacterial cell wall biosynthesis; peptidoglycan biosynthesis and bacterial cell morphology; development of HBV capsid-binding probes and assembly-directed antivirals; oxidized phospholipids in disease and diagnostics.
Thumbnail photo for Michael Wade Michael Wade
Distinguished Professor of Biology

Evolution, Ecology & Behavior
mjwade [at]
JH 131C / JH 131/145 (lab)
Evolution in Metapopulations; Genetic basis of speciation in Tribolium; Epistasis; Evolutionary genetics of maternal effects; Sexual selection and alternative male mating strategies; Coevolution of arthropod hosts and Wolbachia endosymbionts.
Thumbnail photo for Claire Walczak Claire Walczak
Adjunct: Professor, Medical Sciences

cwalczak [at]
MY 262 / MY 260 (lab)
Mechanisms of chromosome segregation and aneuploidy; identification of new targets for therapeutic development.
Thumbnail photo for Malcolm Winkler Malcolm Winkler
Professor of Biology; Microbiology Section Associate Chair

mwinkler [at]
JH A414 / JH A410 (lab)
Physiology, molecular genetics, and pathogenesis of the bacterium Streptococcus pneumoniae (pneumococcus).
Thumbnail photo for Andrew Zelhof Andrew Zelhof
Associate Professor of Biology

Genome, Cell & Developmental Biology
azelhof [at]
JH 357A
Photoreceptor cell morphogenesis
Thumbnail photo for Adam Zlotnick Adam Zlotnick
Adjunct: Professor of Biochemistry

azlotnic [at]
SI 220D/SI 217A
Biophysics of virus assembly related to virus biology, development of antiviral strategies, and construction of virus nanostructures.
Thumbnail photo for Miriam Zolan Miriam Zolan
Professor of Biology

Genome, Cell & Developmental Biology
mzolan [at]
JH A400B
Meiosis and DNA Repair
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